Who is Bunnie ‘Xo’ DeFord?
Social media star, YouTuber, and model Bunnie Xo – also known as Bunnie DeFord – gained fame thanks to her podcast “Dumb Blonde”, in which she discusses the past of her guests, their struggles, failures and successes. Bunnie is also self-proclaimed ‘The Trailer Park Barbara Walters’, a model, and businesswoman.
To learn more about this celebrity person, let us relate the untold truth about Bunnie.
Early life, family, and education
Born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 21 January 1995, Bunnie has never revealed her real name, however, it’s known that her birth town is Houston, Texas USA, thus she holds American nationality. She was raised by her father, since her mother was a stripper and left Bunnie and her father when Bunnie was just three months old. Bunnie was five years old when her father remarried, and as Bunnie put it, she wasn’t happy with his choice. Bunnie, her father and her stepmother moved to Las Vegas, Nevada because of Bunnie’s father’s business, but aged 14, Bunnie left home and never went back.
When it comes to her educational background, she attended a local high school, however, she was expelled from school due to her fighting with other children, although later got her General Educational Diploma (GED).
Rose to fame
Bunnie struggled to provide for herself and worked various jobs, from modeling to high-class escort lady. While modeling, Bunnie appeared in numerous magazines and was featured on Playboy TV. She came into the spotlight after it was revealed that she was the new girlfriend of the famous singer-songwriter, Jelly Roll.
Bunnie launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 6 January 2018, which is today subscribed to by over 250,000 people, and all of her videos together have gained nearly 20 million likes, featuring the most interesting parts from her podcast, however, another successful show created by Bunnie is “Meet The DeFords”, which follows Bunnie and her family. The number one most-viewed video on her channel is “Meet The DeFords: Jelly’s New Custom Truck!” uploaded on 28 June 2020, which has amassed over 500,000 views.
Today, Bunnie has an army of her followers online. Her Instagram account has been followed by nearly 950,000 people, and Bunnie’s uploaded over 800 posts, a mix of family snapshots and provocative photos of herself.
Her official Facebook page has gained over one million followers, while her TikTok has amassed nearly 3.5 million, and all of her videos combined have over 70 million likes.
Her podcast can be heard on Spotify, Patreon, iTunes, and iHeart Radio. Bunnie is also the owner of Dumb Blonde Productions, and as the popularity of her current shows increases exponentially, her goal is to eventually have her own radio show.
Marriage with Jelly Roll
Bunnie and Jelly Roll met while she was working as a high-end escort, and although many assume and even accused Bunnie of being a ‘gold-digger’, as her now-husband said, he was the one who was broke when they met. Jelly lived in a van, and Bunnie’s clientele was among some of the richest people in the country, so her income helped Jelly with his music career – Jelly added that one night a ‘hooker’ and ‘a convict’ decided to change their lives forever.
Bunnie is six years older than Jelly, but as they said, the age gap isn’t a problem for them. The two married after Jelly proposed to Bunnie at the Yellow Wolf Deftones concert. He went on stage and asked Bunnie the famous question, and she said ‘yes. The wedding ceremony was held on 31 August 2016, after nearly a year of dating.
Before her marriage to Jelly, Bunnie was married twice but doesn’t have children, and Jelly has a daughter and a son from two previous relationships. His daughter, Bailee Ann, born on 22 May 2008, whose biological mother lost custody due to her drug addiction, and has a special bond with Bunnie. She calls her ‘mom’, as she said, Bunnie is her mentor and idol.
How rich is Bunnie ‘Xo’ DeFord?
Bunnie earns money through partnerships, sponsorships, and sales from her clothing line and other merchandise. She also has a monthly income from her YouTube channel. According to sources, as of April 2023, her net worth has been estimated at over $2.5 million, and if you’ve wondered how rich her husband is, Jelly Roll has a net worth estimated at $6 million.
Briefly about her husband Jelly Roll
Born Jason DeFord under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius on 4 December 1984, better known by his stage name Jelly Roll, he’s aged 38 as of April 2023. He is a native of Nashville, Tennessee, and spent most of his childhood in the southside community of Antioch.
Jelly Roll began rapping in 2005, and gained fame thanks to his collaboration song with Lil Wyte “Pop Another Pill”, which reached over six million views on YouTube back in 2010. His debut studio album, “The Big Sal Story” was released in October 2016, and besides this, he’s released several collaborative albums with artists such as Lil Wyte, Struggle Jennings, and the group SNO.
— Jelly Roll (@JellyRoll615) August 21, 2020
He’s also released numerous mixtapes, however, the one which caused the most controversy was “Whiskey, Weed & Waffle” which was later changed to “Whiskey, Weed, & Woman” after threatened legal action due to the usage of the restaurant’s name and logo on the cover (Waffle House).
Jelly Roll’s music has taken the form of gritty southern rock, R&B-tinged instrumentals, and country inspired by acoustic tracks and hardcore rap.
When it comes to Jelly Roll’s personal life, he has two children, and while his daughter was frequently spotted by his side during his concerts, his son born in early 2016 is kept out of sight -Jelly and the baby’s mother had already split up. As Jelly mentioned, he respects the privacy of his ex-girlfriend and child by maintaining their anonymity.